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Royal Air Force - WW1

Address:St. Mary

Parish:Welton

Type of Memorial:Window

Manufacturer:Messrs Burlison and Grylls of London

Materials Used:Glass

Description:Stained glass window comprised of three seperate lights. The centre light portrays St. Michael the Archangel standing over the Lincoln Cathederal (the cathedral is portrayed as you would see it from the sky based on a photo provided by the RAF). The right light shows pictures of aeroplanes as were flown by pilots at the time. The left light portrays aeroplanes descending to their Hangers. At the top of the window are the badges of the Royal Air Force, the Royal Naval Air Service, the Royal flying Corps together and also the Royal Flying Cross.

Inscription:To the Glory of God and ? honour of the officers and men in the Royal Air Force/ who died in the service of their Country ?

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C.J.A.

Notes:Total cost £157 - 10s. On 10th May 1921 the memorial was unveiled and dedicated by the Lord Bishop of Lincoln.

Sources Used:Lincolnshire Chronicle 14th May 1921

Links:
Welton Memorials.pdf

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Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

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